Review: Femara and Medrol drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Femara and Medrol. It is created by eHealthMe based on 39 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Femara (latest outcomes from 8,663 users) has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer.
Medrol (latest outcomes from 9,081 users) has active ingredients of methylprednisolone. It is often used in inflammation.
On Feb, 6, 2014: 39 people who reported to have interactions when taking Femara, Medrol are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Femara (letrozole)
- Medrol (methylprednisolone)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Femara, Medrol:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||32|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||30|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||19|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||16|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||13|
|Metastases To Liver (cancer spreads to liver)||13|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Femara, Medrol:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)||3|
|Hypoxia (low oxygen conditions)||2|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||2|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||2|
|Metastases To Lung (cancer spreads to lung)||1|
|Metastases To Liver (cancer spreads to liver)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone
- Bone loss
- Breast cancer
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Femara (letrozole) is often used to treat breast cancer. Medrol (methylprednisolone) is often used to treat inflammation. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Femara is used in:
- Medrol is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Femara alternatives:
- Medrol alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By Debra: While taking a medrol 4 mg. pill pack, (a blood test was done) can a false reading occur for the vitamin-d level or score lower than 30 occur?
I thought I was having a heart attack. I went to an E.R. was admitted, after many tests it was not. Three days later I went to my family doctor, believed in was due to my lungs. I was prescribed a 4 mg. medrol pill pack. About 4-5 days later I was still having chest pains so I went back. Another doc ...
- By Esteban: Causes of polyuria post renal transplantation (living donor)
Persistent polyuria 3 weeks after renal transplantation from living don or. O Pre-transplant urine output of 2,5l/day, no dialysis performed prior to operation. Receiver: male, age 28, 190cm/85kg Donor: female, age 31, 175cm/65kg
- By tiggermommy0508: Why would methylpredisolone make my face red
I was at the hospital last night and they gave me a shot of solumedrol 125mg and toradol 60mg. Today I went fill my prescriptions of medrol pak 4mg flexeril 10mg and lortab 7.5mg. Why would my face and chest be red like it is sun burnt.
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